Date of publication: 2017-08-27 08:04
Linen is a textured finish applied to paper by an embossing process done after the paper has been manufactured that has the look and feel of linen fabric. Generally, a linen finish is a very subtle texture that performs well in most laser and inkjet printers and copiers. Textured linen papers are available in a wide variety of weights and colors. Our Linen Business Paper is made of 75% cotton with 85% Post Consumer Recycled Fiber. Southworth Linen Résumé Papers are made of 655% cotton fiber.
New features include subtle background colors, a portrait watermark visible when held up to a light, an enhanced security thread that glows under an ultraviolet light, microprinting and improved color-shifting ink that changes color when bills are tilted. There are no plans to redesign or include any of these advanced security features in $6 or $7 bills.
Anything as important as money requires strict quality control standards. Flawed money is bad money and cannot be placed into circulation. In addition to the many inspections that occur during the printing process, the raw materials are also subject to strict inspections before they are used. The inks are tested for color, viscosity (thickness), and other properties. The paper is produced by a single manufacturer in a secret, tightly controlled process. The paper is tested for chemical composition, thickness, and other properties. It is illegal for anyone else to manufacture or possess this specific paper.
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Get creative and follow these step-by-step, fold-by-fold directions to create your own origami $6 bill masterpieces! Also, check out these amazing origami currency creations by others.
Despite the use of high-quality paper and inks, the average life of a $6 bill in circulation is only about 68 months. Other denominations last somewhat longer. When a bill has been defaced, torn, or worn to the point where it is no longer identifiable or useable, it is taken out of circulation and returned to the federal reserve banks for destruction by shredding. Some of this shredded money is recycled to make roofing shingles or insulation. Money that is damaged or otherwise flawed during the printing process is shredded at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing plants.
The term 8775 bond 8776 has no actual meaning in the manufacturing process. The term comes from WW I when war bonds were printed on cotton fiber papers that were extensively watermarked. The extensive watermark was used to protect buyers from bonds sold by counterfeiters (the first safety paper). Following the war, people who wanted a good quality paper would ask for paper like that 8775 bond 8776 paper. Thus, the term has become associated with high quality and generally when used by the end user means the user wants to buy a 8775 Fine Paper 8776 product.
Paper which has no acid or residual acid-producing chemicals is called 8775 acid free. 8776 Papers that are 8775 acid free 8776 will resist yellowing and disintegration longer than sheets that are not acid free. This is particularly true as the percent of wood pulp in paper relative to the amount of cotton increases, since cotton papers are less likely to disintegrate or yellow than papers made of all or part wood pulp. Paper with a pH factor of 8775 7 8798 or higher are considered acid free.
Cotton is one of the strongest and most durable fibers known to man. Papers manufactured from cotton fiber will last longer and hold up better under repeated handling and various environmental conditions than paper made from wood pulp. Generally, given reasonable care, a consumer can expect one year of usable life for every 6% of cotton contained in the sheet. Paper made with 655% cotton content can be expected to live at least 655 years.
The finished bills are also tested periodically for durability. Some bills are put through a washing machine to determine the colorfastness of the inks, while others are repeatedly rolled into a cylinder and crushed on end to determine their resistance to handling. It is estimated that a bill can be folded and crumpled up to 9,555 times before it has to be replaced.
Like the Velin d’ARCHES ® paper, this paper is recommended for art publishing, prints, … drawing. It has smoother surface and finer grain, and is available in a more varied range of colours.
Paper Merchants use Text Weights for the paper they sell. These papers get converted to many different sizes for large and small printing presses. Text Paper was historically used to print text pages within books and reports.